Jul 17 2008

Getting “electronically” naked at the Beijing Olympics

Published by at 4:38 am under Chinese Malware,US attacks

I swear people have to sit around and think of phrases like this…from the WSJ:

In addition to cybersecurity threats in other countries, “so many people are going to the Olympics and are going to get electronically undressed,” said Joel Brenner, the government’s top counterintelligence officer. He tells of one computer-security expert who powered up a new Treo hand-held computer when his plane landed in China. By the time he got to his hotel, a handful of software programs had been wirelessly inserted.

More nudity here…

3 responses so far

3 Responses to “Getting “electronically” naked at the Beijing Olympics”

  1. Ton 17 Jul 2008 at 9:14 am


  2. jumperon 17 Jul 2008 at 10:33 am

    I wonder how a third party wirelessly inserts software onto a smartphone. Through the wireless provider’s OTA?

  3. Ton 17 Jul 2008 at 3:43 pm

    No laughs on the last one…tough crowd ;-)

    Proof of concept tested: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2h0shuImsA